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Ireland’s Wars: The Boer War In Ireland

The Boer War was a part of a series of nineteenth century conflicts, starting most definitively with the Crimean War, that had a great deal of international attention, owing to the large journalistic presence and the advances in communication technology … Continue reading

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1916: Seachtar Na Casca

It is a truly excellent piece of television. Not since Ken Burns’ The Civil War have I been so enraptured by a documentary. What we have here, for the uninitiated, is a seven part hourly series on the signatories of the … Continue reading

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